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Private Equity is Making Big Plays in Medicine, Not Just Ophthalmology. Private Equity is Making Big Plays in Medicine, Not Just Ophthalmology.

Private Equity in Ophthalmology Has Been Making Big Gains--- Not just Ophthalmology though...Does this mean the end of the solo eye care practice?

Private Equity has been making big plays in Ophthalmology for the last several years- But PE's aren't just big news in the eye world, they're also making big gains with medical practices in general.

Here's a link to a good article about private equity and medicine https://www.healthleadersmedia.com/finance/private-equity-purchasing-more-physician-practices

In summary, the article points out that PE groups typically look for majority ownership opportunities and pay out over $1M per physician.  The article refers to a study that found independent private practices are "rapidly disappearing".  The article goes on to note the rise of the "corporatization of medicine."

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